Tuesday, January 7, 2014


I took Joy in mentoring you as a young man and today I take joy in blessing you as a godly father. Are you ready to make this commitment before God and your family? Then I would like for you to repeat after me. I do solemnly resolve before God that……
1.       I will take full responsibility for myself, my wife and my children.
2.       I will love them, protect them and serve them.
3.       I will teach them the statues of God as a Spiritual leader of my home.
4.       I will be faithful to my wife to love and honor her.
5.       I will be willing to lay down my life for her as Christ did for me.
6.       I will teach my son to love God with all of his heart, all of his mind and all of his strength.
7.       I will train him to honor authority and live responsibly.
8.       I will confront evil, pursue justice and love mercy.
9.       I will treat others with kindness, respect and compassion.
10.   I will work diligently to provide for the needs of my family
11.   I will forgive those who have wronged me and reconcile with those who I have wronged
12.   I will walk in integrity as a man answerable to God.
13.   I will seek to honor God, obey his word and do his will.
14.   As for me and my house we will serve the Lord


Now that each of you has committed to live by these resolutions I bless you in the name of the Lord. But I also have a warning for each of you, now that you know what you are to do and are committed to do it before God and these witnesses you are doubling account. Let me also assure you that you may have confidence in these resolutions and your resolve now, because as you stand here there is no challenge, no controversy and no conflicts. But I can assure you that Challenges will arise, Conflicts will arise and Controversies will arise. It’s at that moment that in order to live out these resolutions you will need Courage! Courage! Courage